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Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

report (to accompany H.R. 193) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild and scenic rivers -- Law and legislation -- Massachusetts,
  • Sudbury River (Mass.),
  • Assabet River (Mass.),
  • Concord River (Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 106-10
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination7 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14494955M
    OCLC/WorldCa40990935

    Less than 1% of rivers in the US are protected under the Act. The Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord were protected in in recognition of their outstanding beauty, ecology, recreation opportunities, and their place in American history and literature. Riverfest is our free annual celebration of your Wild and Scenic River. About the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Safeguarding the Character of Our Nation's Unique Rivers. The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was created by Congress in (Public Law ; 16 U.S.C. et seq.) to preserve certain rivers with outstanding natural, cultural, and recreational values in a free-flowing condition for the enjoyment of present and future generations.

    River Length: About 31 miles (dropping feet) from the headwaters in Westborough to Concord where it merges with the Sudbury River at Egg Rock to form the Concord River. Wild and Scenic Status: In , the last 4 miles were designated as Wild and Scenic by the federal government recognizing the recreation, ecology, scenery, and historic. th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session _____ SUDBURY, ASSABET, AND CONCORD WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS ACT _____ September 9, Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr. Young of Alaska, from the Committee on Resources, submitted the following R E P O R T together .

    Text for S - th Congress (): Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. H.R. (th): Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River Act at p.m. ET. On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House.


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Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thanks to the Wild and Scenic Act,the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers have been protected for future generations. Special celebrations happened all year long. The SuAsCo is 20 years old in. Celebrations that happened in On October 14th, we held a grand celebration at Minute Man National Historical Park and the Old Manse.

The Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Wild and Scenic River Study Act (P.L. ) directed the National Park Service to study a mile segment of the rivers for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

(1) The Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River Study Act (title VII of Public Law –; Stat. )— (A) designated segments of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, totaling 29 river miles, for study and potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System; and.

TOPN: Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River Study Act. | A | B | C Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River Study. Assabet And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act book the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. The federally-designated Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers are critical to the quality of life in our region of Greater Boston and are now part of the 1% of the rivers that comprise the National Wild and Scenic River System.

Among the designated rivers across the country, the Sudbury. The eight-mile segment of the Concord River from Egg Rock at the confluence of the Sudbury and Assabet Rivers downstream to the Route 3 Bridge in the town of Billerica. Classification/Mileage: Scenic — miles; Recreational — miles; Total — miles.

Introduction The Success of the Sudbury, Assabet, Concord Rivers Stewardship Council Q & A's from the River Managers Preserving Our Recreational and National Resource Assets in Freetown Lamprey River - Signage and Kiosk Improvements Delaware River - Volunteer Efforts Provide Grant Funded Maps Eightmile River - A Wild and Scenic Trail Canoes and Culture at the Berkley Bridge Village.

The books will be available at the Visitor Centers are Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge - Sudbury, and Minuteman National Historic Park - North Bridge.

Children can bring their completed booklets to any of these three locations to receive their official Junior River Ranger badge and signed certificate. Massachusetts has approximately 8, miles of river, of which miles are designated as wild & scenic—less than 2% of the state's river miles.

+ View larger map Nashua, Squannacook, Nissitissit Rivers. Apr 9, H.R. (th). To designate a portion of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Get this from a library.

Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River Act. [United States.] -- Designates a portion of the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers as a component of the National Wild and SCenic Rivers System. The Concord, Sudbury, and Assabet Rivers: A Guide to Conoeing, Wildlife, and History $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon.

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Get this from a library. Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources.].

AN ACT To designate a portion of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1.

These structures are concentrated on the upper reaches of the Sudbury and the lower reaches of the Concord, while the Assabet River's steeper gradient favored dams along most of its length.

Within the Wild and Scenic segment, which contains no dams, gradients are gentler. (B) directed the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord River Study Committee (in this Act referred to as the ‘Study Committee’) to advise the Secretary of the Interior in conducting the study and concerning management alternatives should the river be included in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

Wild and Scenic Urban To paddle the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord Rivers is to immerse oneself in the contrast of a wilderness that flows through the surrounding urban centers.

This made the Assabet and Sudbury Valleys one of the country's first vacation spots and a favorite stomping ground of the literary giants of the transcendentalist movement of the 19th century. Sediments in the Sudbury River are contaminated with mercury emanating from the Nyanza chemical waste site in Ashland, MA.

The full length of the Sudbury's Wild and Scenic segment, to Egg Rock in Concord, is considered to be part of this site and contains high levels of mercury in the sediment.

Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers Wild and Scenic Study; Massachusetts; Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Rivers Study Committee; Notice of Meeting An Uncategorized Document by the Interior Department on 11/22/. Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, Amendments & Section 2(a)(ii) Additions The files below represent the original Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, as amended, and the individual amendments since The amendments to the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act represent 16 USC, Sectionsamended through March (the last amendments to the Act).THANKS to everyone who participated in the 18th annual RiverFest in Junea weekend long event celebrating the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Thank you to last year's event sponsors: Sudbury Farms, Concord Tea Cakes.Shown Here: Passed House amended (10/10/) Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic Rivers Act - Amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers in Massachusetts as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.